General knowledge quiz 1794

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) replaced which of the following organization?
A
Agricultural Credit Department (ACD)
B
Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC)
C
Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC)
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
All of these:NABRAD replaced the Agricultural Credit Department (ACD) and Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC) of Reserve Bank of India, and Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC)
Question 2
In 1972 Dr Ananda Chakrabarty became the first to do what?
A
Define the Gaia hypothesis
B
Engineer a bacterium to produce human insulin
C
Use the immunosuppressive effect of ciclosporin after organ transplant surgery
D
Design a genetically modified microbe which was patented
Question 2 Explanation: 
Design a genetically modified microbe which was patented
Question 3
When did the first British monarch occupy Buckingham Palace, after its major remodelling by the architects John Nash and Edward Blore?
A
1820
B
1730
C
1791
D
1837
Question 3 Explanation: 
1837
Question 4
Who first stated the three laws of planetary motion?
A
Johannes Kepler
B
Max Plank
C
Arthur C Clarke
D
Sir Fred Hoyle
Question 4 Explanation: 
Johannes Kepler
Question 5
Which of these is a man?
A
P D James
B
George Eliot
C
Gene Kelly
D
Cyd Charisse
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gene Kelly
Question 6
When there is a decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the blood, the breathing rate
A
increases
B
decreases
C
first increases and then decreases
D
is not affected
Question 7
Which one of the following endocrine gland is situated in neck?
A
Pancreas
B
Thyroid
C
Pituitary
D
Adrenal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Thyroid gland is situated in front part of neck, near windpipe.
Question 8
The sequence of layers of atmosphere from earth to upwards is
A
troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, mesopause, ionosphere(thermosphere, thermopause, exosphere)
B
troposphere, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, ionosphere
C
troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
D
troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, mesosphere, exosphere, thermosphere, thermopause
Question 9
Brass is a..........
A
Heterogenus Compound
B
Homogenous Mixture
C
Heterogenus Mixture
D
Homogenous Compound
Question 9 Explanation: 
Homogenous Mixture:Brass is a homogeneous mixture (solid solution) of copper and zinc. Again each metal by itself is a pure substance. Only when they are mixed on an atomic level are they a homogeneous mixture (or solid solution).
Question 10
Who is the President of the Maldives?
A
Peter Mutharika
B
Abdulla Yameen
C
Fayez al-Sarraj
D
Gjorge Ivanov
Question 10 Explanation: 
Abdulla Yameen
Question 11
Which French novelist, critic and essayist is best known for his monumental "A la recherche du temps perdu" ("In Search of Lost Time"; or "Remembrance of Things Past" that was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927?
A
Pierre Corneille
B
Marcel Proust
C
Alexandre Dumas
D
Jean Racine
Question 11 Explanation: 
Marcel Proust
Question 12
What saline basin in Central Asia, once the world's fourth largest lake with an area of 68, 000 square kilometres (26, 000 sq miles), has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s when the rivers feeding it were diverted by irrigation projects?
A
Lake Balkhash
B
The Caspian Sea
C
The Aral Sea
D
Lake Chad
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Aral Sea
Question 13
Who maong th following is related with Shooting?
A
Sushil Kumar
B
Shivam Shukla
C
Leander Paes
D
Sakshi Malik
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shivam Shukla:Shivam Shukla on his third gold medal while Akhil Sheoran added a silver as India's tally rose to an impressive 13 at 2nd ISSF Junior Cup shooting tournament in Suhl, Germany.
Question 14
Sometimes called the gates of the Arctic the 700 mile long Brooks Range straddles which two countries?
A
The USA and Siberia in the Russian Federation
B
Canada and the USA
C
Russia and Finland
D
Canada and Greenland, Denmark
Question 14 Explanation: 
Canada and the USA
Question 15
What colour is the jacket that has been awarded to the winner of the US Masters Golf Tournament since 1949?
A
Green
B
Gold
C
Brown
D
Yellow
Question 15 Explanation: 
Green
Question 16
The name of Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula commemorates a landing in 1915 by what or who?
A
The catch of a giant pearl by Russian divers
B
A fishing vessel donated by the people of Anzio in Italy
C
A descendant of Jose Antonio Anzoategui, a hero of Venezuela's independence
D
An army corps of Australian and New Zealand soldiers
Question 16 Explanation: 
An army corps of Australian and New Zealand soldiers
There are 16 questions to complete.

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